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Sr Sourcing Manager - Sales Services & Customer Value

Boehringer Ingelheim

Last Updated: 5/22/24

Job Description


The basic purpose of this role is to implement the sourcing strategy for Sales Services & Customer Value to unlock the power of data to transform innovations to life-changing medicines for patients. It includes Real World Evidence (RWE), Market Access, Pricing and Health Economics and Outcome Research (HEOR), Marketing Data and Secondary Data Analysis. The role will be responsible for Local outsourcing services across Boehringer Therapeutic areas for Human Pharma and Animal health ensuring that the company remains at the forefront of Data driven drug development and market access. We are looking for an innovative, dynamic individual with knowledge of the pharmaceutical industry, evidence generation, AI and machine learning.

As an employee of Boehringer Ingelheim, you will actively contribute to the discovery, development, and delivery of our products to our patients and customers. Our global presence provides opportunity for all employees to collaborate internationally, offering visibility and opportunity to directly contribute to the companies' success. We realize that our strength and competitive advantage lie with our people. We support our employees in several ways to foster a healthy working environment, meaningful work, diversity and inclusion, mobility, networking, and work-life balance. Our competitive compensation and benefit programs reflect Boehringer Ingelheim's high regard for our employees.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Implements complex Category Strategy following TOM and develops it for de-centralized model (incl. Complex and/or high spend negotiation) and inform accordingly local BPs.
  • Brings potential innovation to BI and local market intelligence.
  • Identifies, evaluates and classifies sourcing risks and devises risk mitigation measures.
  • Manages risk exposure.
  • Identifies and evaluates existing and potential local suppliers as well as the establishment and maintenance of supplier relations.
  • Introduces innovation from external marketplace.
  • Uses Business Review Meeting and KPI leverage to resolve potential issues at an early stage.
  • Feedback (senior)Category Manager as needed.
  • Manages local Business Partners actively and collaborates to align common goals.
  • Coordinates Business Partner Demands within Sourcing and ensures that relevant information is shared, and Business Partner is supported adequately.
  • Optimizes buying channels and leverages market opportunities.
  • Leverages sourcing tools (including e- or reverse-auction, parallel negotiation etc. ...).
  • Maximizes usage of Master Services Agreements (MSAs) or Frame Services Agreements (FSAs) as possible.
  • Potentially leads and drives Regional Sourcing projects potentially.


  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution required in Business Administration, Pharmaceutics or related. Master's degree from an accredited institution preferred.
  • Major focus: Business Administration or Pharmaceutic.
  • Four to seven (4-7) years of sourcing experience in category(ies) management.
  • The 6 core capabilities are the following:
    • Demand Management
    • Market and supplier analysis
    • Negotiation
    • Total cost of ownership, saving and NPV
    • Project management
    • Delivering against commitments

Compensation: This position, Systems Engineer, offers a base salary typically between $105,000.00 and $160,000.00 USD. There is opportunity to consider higher compensation above this range based on business need, candidate experience and or skills. The position may be eligible for a role specific variable or performance based bonus and or other compensation elements. For an overview of our benefits please click here.

Desired Skills, Experience and Abilities

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without restriction.
  • Must be willing to take a drug test and post-offer physical (if required).
  • Must be 18 years of age or older.

Company Details

Binger Strasse, Germany